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Building Automation Systems: Websites of Professional Organizations

This guide deals with the logic, installation, and design of systems that automate the climate and air quality of homes and commercial buildings.

Professional Organizations and Industry Standards

                          Continental Automated Buildings Association Logo

Protocols and Sources for Codes and Standards


Provides access to building codes and standards incl. the ICC Codes (2003, 2006, and 2009), the NFPA NFC Set, ICC/ANSI, and several legacy code collections

ADA Standards for Accessible Design

From the Department of Justice. PDF and HTML formats.

ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library

Includes standards and technical information covering a broad range of engineering disciplines.

Control Trends

ControlTrends was created to provide HVAC and Industrial Controls professionals a place to learn and share information about the rapidly changing world of commercial and industrial controls. We have included product demonstrations, training videos, technical blogs and news about the issues that affect the controls professional.

Electrical Know How  is our current Featured Web Resource.

This site contains Tutorials and Learning Modules designed for HVAC control systems and building automation systems.

IEEE Electronic Library

Full text of all IEEE (institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and IEE (Institution of Electrical Engineers) journals and conferences back to 1988 with select content back to 1893.

National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)

Provides easy access to many (currently over 80) of the NIST scientific and technical databases.


Standards catalogs from a wide variety of organizations (AAMA to UL). Engineering standards, specifications, technical books and resources for engineers and scientists

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